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may just be a sip or two away. the new guinness world record holders for longest living twins credit whiskey and pestiz for a long life. they celebrated their 98th birthday last week, while the pair admits exercise has played a role and a smooth drink that keeps them feeling young. i'll tell you, bill, the french know how to do it. >> and smiling. >> they were so cute, right? >> i mean, yeah. i wouldn't want to sit down to the table with them, though. >> they could probably drink you under the table. >> yes. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> new driving rules go into effect in massachusetts. drivers caught texting, on the internet or on a phone will face a fine. and being stuck in traffic or at a red light will not be accepted as an execute. >>> in new york, forces are joined for the keep children alive aiming to help children with hiv/aids in africa and india. >>> and happy 50th birthday to "the flintstones." it debuted on this day in 1960 making it network tv's first animated prime time series. >>> all day long, y
. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the weather channel's bill ckarins. bill m you ever tried alligator meet maet? >> no. >> kind of mike chicken. kind of me made me hungry. >> no, i lived in florida for a while. i never did that. i had a date with a taxidermist, though. good morning, everyone. in the pacific northwest you've got a little weak storm going through with some showers early today. that's about it. the rest of the weather pattern is quiet. now all that rain from new mexico up through colorado and the plains. we've got a nice quiet day today in much of nevada, arizona, utah, and in california. should be a goody in phoenix, too, after some of that rainfall yesterday. you can see just this little frontal system here that's kicking through some showers and clouds in the pacific northwest. it's not a lot of wet weather, as i mentioned. it's going right up and down interstate 5. olympicia is getting a little bit of a downpour. that will kick on thro
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of the los angeles dodgers. a judge could decide whether frank mccourt is the team's sole owner or whether his estranged
for the guy. he's a 10-year-old pekingese. his name is puggy. judges from the guinness book of world records confirmed the tongue is 4.5 inches long on such a tiny little dog. he's in the guinness book of world records. >>> that's it for this hour of fox 5 morning news. one more hour and we'll turn things over to tony and allison. >> that's disgusting. can they do something about that. do some surgery or something. >> how will he speak? >> thank you, steve. >>> this morning we're keeping an eye on an usual scene in northwest washington. a woman has been evicted from her apartment and a large amount of her personal belongings are lining the streets. we're live with more on how the city and others are helping her this morning. >>> the city school system appears to be in a state of flux. now we're learning that the d.c. superintendent of education is stepping down. >>> and the washington teachers union is speaking out against
the guinness book of world records that this is indeed the world's largest potato. >> he said the secret was the right seed. you've got to have the right seed to morph into the proper -- >> you're clever. i'm sure. wild stuff, though, yes. >> here's a disturbing picture. and a disturbing story. >> where we left off last week with the smoking kid. >> right. i'm saying, this is a dog who apparently now smokes a pack a day. >> puppy. >> it's a little puppy dog. the owner said at first the dog did not like the smell. shocking, he didn't like the smell of smoke being blown into his face. apparently he got accustomed to it. >> that's how he got him accustomed to it, blowing smoke in his face to this little puppy in china. >> the people around him in that neighborhood say he's a bad pet owner. i would say so. they need to take this little guy away from the owner. >> the smoking 2-year-old was up to 40 cigarettes a day. i got a lot of buzz on our website. now the puppies are smoking. what's going on in the world? this story cracks us both up here. this is a woman in korea. she's been trying for
record. only 33 inches tall. this dexter breed of cow is now in the guinness record book as the world's smallest bovine. her name is swallow, she hails from the u.k., about the size of a small sheep or maybe a big dog. her owners say this mini m ofpl o likes listen to go popular music on the radio. jenna: who doesn't! another animal setting a guinness record, check out nastacia, she's aterrer. that little gal broke the record for popping # hundred tkpwhraopbs in the fastest time, clocking other trail of destruction in a mere 44.49 seconds, an average of two more than two tkpwhraopbs a second. you know, who knew there was a world record for that, but anastacia now holds it. jon: when she's done holding all that helium, she barks in an even higher voice! >>> here's the question being asked in the u.k. right now. was the pope's life in danger? five men under arrest in london. british police, reviewing the holy father's security as they investigate a reported assassination attempt. scotland yard, on the case. >>> and hanging ten to the extremes, surfers taking on the biggest waves in the
in the guinness book of world records for having the world's longest dog tongue. it's 4 1/2 inches long. it's almost as long as his whole body. >> wow. that could cause some complications. all right, 8:57. let's check in with sal, the bay bridge i'm sure not getting much better. >> all it took were three or four, maybe a couple stalled vehicles this morning and a couple slow vehicles and damage is done. no more crashes on the bridge, but still a big delay. it is getting better, but it will take a while to unwind. if you are driving into san francisco, northbound 101 is also busy. and this morning's drive is okay 280 southbound. now here's steve. >> sal, thank you. sunny today, cool, nice, temperatures 60s and 7 0áz. wind will be a factor occasionally. it seems to be dying down a little bit. fall tonight 8:09 p.m. and tomorrow will be cold. i think we'll see more tomorrow. but then all signs point toward sunny and warm, warmer, maybe hot as we get by the weekend. we'll see 90s inland. >> i heard 99 in some places. >> i don't know about that hot, mid 90s possible. >> that will do it fo
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a little bit hotter as well on wednesday. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. they've been here since 4:00 this morning. thanks, guys. good job, girls. still to come, we're going to visit how pets are not just tolerated, they'r
set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >>> and here's a live look at san francisco and the bay bridge. and take a look out there, folks. there aren't any clouds because we have clear skies today pretty much everywhere.
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